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Games Language People Play

Author : Jerry Steinberg
ISBN : 0887510175
Genre : Education
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This book provides teachers with a variety of language games designed to make the teaching and learning of a new language an occasion for enjoyable competitiveness.

Games For Language Learning

Author : Andrew Wright
ISBN : 0521618223
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A fully updated and revised edition of this classic book which contains enjoyable games to practise language at any stage of the learning process.

Literary And Cultural Readings Of Goddess Spirituality

Author : Anway Mukhopadhyay
ISBN : 9781443855532
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This volume explores the potentials of Goddess spirituality in the field of cultural critique, and strings together innovative readings of already existing literary texts and cultural phenomena from the critical perspective of Goddess spirituality. The chapters explore a colourful array of texts and authors, and focus on issues as diverse as the persistence of the figure of the Magna Mater in the life, writing and thought of Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo, the inability of Advaita Vedanta to come out of the shadow of the Great Mother, the possibility of pluralizing the Eurocentric notion of the Muse by invoking the figure of Goddess Sarasvati in the field of English Studies, and a reappraisal of Kipling’s Kim from the perspective of the philosophical and spiritual discourses of Prajnaparamita, the Buddhist Goddess of Perfect Wisdom. The book also offers a comparative study of Minoan Goddess Spirituality and tantric philosophy with reference to Aphrodite, Diotima and the Indian Mother Goddesses, the possibility of simultaneously tantricizing notions of modernity and modernizing tantra itself with reference to the works of Lata Mani and William Schindler, and an investigation of the Mother-centric spiritual sensibilities in various religious discourses and devotional literatures, among other discussions. In short, this book investigates the possibilities of inserting the figure of the Great Mother into the critical domain of cultural pluralism, thereby celebrating a multiculturalism that is not based on violence and conflict (antagonism) but grounded in harmony. The Mother is seen by the discourse articulated here mainly as a middle ground between flesh and spirit, knowledge and passion, justice and compassion – and, in the red shadow of the Mother, social epistemologies and academic discourses are radically renegotiated.

God Matters

Author : Peter Vardy
ISBN : 9780334043928
Genre : Religion
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Perhaps human beings are animals, driven by the will to survive and reproduce, perhaps responsibility is a useful fiction and religion is the opium of the masses. Perhaps death is the end, life is ultimately meaningless, brutish and short. Perhaps man is the measure of all things and beauty, truth and justice are open to interpretation. Or, perhaps not. God matters. The choice over whether and what to believe is inescapable because it determines how we live our lives. Nothing matters more. This book encourages and enables students and general readers to ask fundamental questions about the nature and meaning of human life in an open, engaging but academically rigorous way. Centuries of scholarship in the Philosophy of Religion, from Jewish and Muslim as well as Christian traditions, are put in context and critically evaluated. Examples from art, film, and literature show the contemporary relevance of debates which have raged throughout human history. www.what-matters.org provides recommendations for further reading, a rich anthology of primary texts, questions for discussion and related activities.

Calling For Help

Author : Carolyn D. Baker
ISBN : 9027253862
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Telephone helplines have become one of the most pervasive sites of expert-lay interaction in modern societies throughout the world. Yet surprisingly little is known of the in situ, language-based processes of help-seeking and help-giving behavior that occurs within them. This collection of original studies by both internationally renowned and emerging scholars seeks to improve upon this state of affairs. It does so by offering some of the first systematic investigations of naturally-occurring spoken interaction in telephone helplines. Using the methods of Conversation Analysis, each of the contributors offers a detailed investigation into the skills and competencies that callers and call-takers routinely draw upon when engaging one another within a range of helplines. Helplines in the US, the UK, Australia, Scandinavia, The Netherlands, and Ireland, dealing with the provision of healthcare, emotional support and counselling, technical assistance and consumer rights, tourism and finance, make up the studies in the volume. Collectively and individually, the research provides fascinating insight into an under-researched area of modern living and demonstrates the relevance and potential of helplines for the growing field of institutional interaction. This book will be of interest to students of communication, applied linguistics, discourse and conversation, sociology, counselling, technology and work, social psychology and anthropology.

Activities Games And Assessment Strategies For The Foreign Language Classroom

Author : Amy Buttner
ISBN : 9781596670648
Genre : Education
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This book provides easy-to-use resources to help you write fun lesson plans. With over 100 activities and games, this book also includes rubrics, spreadsheets, materials lists, and templates.

Game On

Author : Andy Harvey
ISBN : 1844663418
Genre : Educational games
File Size : 82. 18 MB
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Game On! presents a new and exciting approach to using lively, enjoyable game-based language activities in the classroom. It is an indispensable aid for every teacher, giving ideas and examples of motivating interactive activities which can be adapted for use at any level and with any age group. The book follows the principle of fitting activities to students' needs and involving students in the preparation of activities. It can be used with any coursebook. There are six sections in the book, covering classroom space, warm-up and extension, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, reading and writing, and speaking.

Grammar Games

Author : Mario Rinvolucri
ISBN : 0521277736
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This book contains material for a wide variety of games.

Lifelong Learning Signs Discourses Practices

Author : Robin Usher
ISBN : 9781402055799
Genre : Education
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This text explores the different ways in which the various social practices in which people participate becomes signed as learning, how and why that occurs and with what consequences. It takes seriously the linguistic turn in social theory to draw upon semiotics and poststructuralism through which to explore the significance of lifelong learning as an emerging discourse in education.

Alice S Adventures In Wonderland Greek Edition

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 1533629757
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